‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Is Officially Getting a Sequel

Crazy Rich Asians is the number 1 movie in America.” reports Crazy Rich Asians, the positively delightful rom-com that was the first studio film since 1993’s The Joy Luck Club to feature a predominantly Asian and Asian-American cast, is officially in the development stages for a sequel.While you may think that doesn’t align to the bigger numbers we see with, say, superhero movies, the result was incredible for a rom-com—so much so that Chu tweeted a poignant thread about what Crazy Rich Asians’ success means for minority audiences.”They thought we were gonna do 18 million maybe 20 million over the five days.The film has proven to be a major box office hit since its release last week, winning the weekend in America with a cushy $34 million.

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